At night, Yoroku would take him to the beach where Morihei would engage in sumo bouts with the sons of local fishermen in order to strengthen his body.
The young-at-heart are sure to enjoy the bouncy castle in Brindleyplace plus the face painting, inflatable sumo wrestling and balloon modelling.
In the heavyweight world of Japanese politics, Yasuhiro Nakasone is a virtual sumo - intimidating and powerful.
There is a mini-collection of sumo memorabilia because President Chirac is a great fan of sumo wrestling, which he watches on tapes sent from Japan.
It used to be that retiring Japanese sumo wrestling champions stayed in the sport after peaking in the ring.
Often beaten in such wrestling matches, he decided to train for a time under a sumo stablemaster named Tamagaki.
Like just about everybody else, I'd had to practice things like sumo , judo, kendo, and jukenjutsu (bayonet fighting) during the war.
Many of the old and traditional art forms like for instance Japanese sumo wrestling could remain their popularity until our days.
Japanese people have always loved sumo , but now when you go to a basho there are empty seats in the stadium.
Live music, sumo wrestling and fire engines rides will be just some of the activities on offer at the fundraising event on Monday to support the Reuben and Friends Appeal.